Alduti-Rupter® Switches - Indoor Distribution
For indoor distribution, 4.8 kV through 34.5 kV
These time-proven, reliable switches provide no-external-arc circuit interruption of underground distribution circuits
Three-Pole Alduti-Rupter Switches
Integral quickmake quick-break mechanism and antifriction bearings are featured in the built-in operating mechanism of the three-pole switches. These switches are furnished as complete units including direct-coupled, chain-coupled, or pipe-coupled handle; interphase barriers; side barriers; and any other operating-mechanism components required by the specifications for any Standard Mounting Arrangement covered in S&C Data Bulletin 783-80.
Standard Mounting Arrangements make it possible to buy and warehouse a quantity of Alduti-Rupter Switches in preferred mounting arrangements, for use in future installations. So at any time, a switch may be withdrawn from stock for immediate installation.
Single-Pole Alduti-Rupter Switches
Hookstick operated single-pole switch are designed for vertical or inverted mounting inside a vault or switchgear when a single-pole load-break disconnect is required.
|Nom.||Max||BIL||Cont. and |
|Mom., Asym.||Mom., Sym.|
|4.8||5.5||60||600||61 000||25 000||61 000|
|4.8||5.5||60||1200||61 000||40 000||61 000|
|13.8||17.0||95||600||40 000||25 000||40 000|
|13.8||15.0||95||1200||61 000||40 000||61 000|
|25||29||125||600||40 000||25 000||28 000|
|34.5||38||150||600||40 000||25 000||28 000|
|34.5||38||200||600||40 000||25 000||28 000|
|Mom., Asym.||3-Sec., Sym.|
|13.8||17.0||95||600||40 000||25 000|
Alduti-Rupter Switches are offered in three-pole and single-pole versions. Three-pole switches are available with the main contact at either the top or bottom, and with a direct-coupled, chain-coupled, or pipe-coupled handle. Refer to S&C Publication 783-80 for standard mounting arrangements.
Three-Pole Alduti-Rupter Switch, with main contact at top, handle on right.
Single-Pole Alduti-Rupter Switch
Equipment Erection Drawings
Standard erection drawings for S&C Alduti-Rupter® Switches - Outdoor Distribution, Alduti-Rupter® Switches - Indoor Distribution, Omni-Rupter® Switches, Scada-Mate® Switches, Circuit-Switchers, etc. can be downloaded here. Please browse our list of equipment erection drawings at our FTP site by clicking here.
Boletín de Especificaciones 783-31S.pdf [Spanish, 2160 KB, 10/18/1999]
Interruptores Alduti-Rupter de S&C
Specification Bulletin 783-31.pdf [English, 577 KB, 11/21/2011]
S&C Alduti-Rupter Switches
Specification Bulletin 792-31.pdf [English, 365 KB, 11/21/2011]
S&C Alduti-Rupter Switches with Power Fuses
Data Bulletin 783-60.pdf [English, 132 KB, 3/14/2011]
S&C Alduti-Rupter Switches: Minimum Construction Specifications for Metal Enclosures - Indoor and Outdoor
Data Bulletin 783-80.pdf [English, 157 KB, 10/29/1979]
S&C Alduti-Rupter Switches: Selecting Standard Mounting Arrangements
Data Bulletin 792-60.pdf [English, 94 KB, 5/16/1988]
S&C Alduti-Rupter Switches with Power Fuses: Minimum Construction Specifications for Metal Enclosures - Indoor and Outdoor
Data Bulletin 792-80.pdf [English, 117 KB, 5/16/1988]
S&C Alduti-Rupter Switches with Power Fuses: Selecting Standard Mounting Arrangements
Data Sheet 783-300.pdf [English, 108 KB, 5/9/2011]
S&C Alduti-Rupter Switches: Emergency Peak-Load Capacity
Instruction Sheet 783-500.pdf [English, 1304 KB, 4/5/1982]
S&C Alduti-Rupter Switches: Three-Pole (Installation)
Instruction Sheet 783-501.pdf [English, 58 KB, 8/29/1983]
S&C Alduti-Rupter Switches: Three-Pole (Operation)